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Antique Victorian Cut Glass and Sterling Silver Mounted Claret Jug

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian acid etched glass and English sterling silver mounted claret jug; an addition to our wine and drink related silverware collection. This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver and cut glass claret jug has a circular, rounded bulbous form. The cylindrical neck of the jug is fitted with an impressive sterling silver, hallmarked mount embellished with impressive chased floral spray decoration on a matte background, all encompassed with a plain border accented with simple drop motifs. The decoration to the mount incorporates an oval vacant cartouche to either side. The underside of the plain spout features a simplified quatrefoil floral motif encompassed with a lozenge shaped border. The mount retains the original hinged, hallmarked cover encompassed with further floral decoration and surmounted with an impressive pierced interlacing scrolling leaf decorated thumbpiece. The rim of the cover, lower rim of the mount and girdle to the glass body are encircled with applied bead decoration. This antique Victorian claret jug is fitted with an impressive scrolling handle with a scrolling bifurcating lower terminal. The glass body of the jug is embellished with cut glass star ornamentation, in addition to a star motif to the underside. The base of the jug is ornamented with a hallmarked mount encompassed with chased rope twist and floral ornamentation and an applied bead decorated border to the rim; the silver overlay to the foot indicates the exceptional quality of the piece. Dimensions Length from back of handle to tip of spout 14.7cm/5.8". Diameter of body 13cm/5.1". Diameter of foot 9.5cm/3.7". Height to top of thumbpiece 25cm/9.8". Maker: W & G Sissons (William & George Sissons). Origin: Sheffield, England. Date: 1871. Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of antique glassware.

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  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    The claret jug is in exceptional quality and condition. The jug has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition. The glass body is in perfect condition. The decoration is all very sharp. Full and part hallmarks are all very clear.
  • Dimensions
    H 9.8 in. x Dm 5.1 in.H 24.9 cm x Dm 12.96 cm
  • Diameter
    5.1 in. (12.96 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    A4418
  • Reference Number
    LU1200214796761
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Associations: LAPADA - The Association of Arts & Antiques Dealers, International Confederation of Art and Antique Dealers' Associations
1stdibs seller since 2015
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Located in Jesmond, GB
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